Opiate Overdose Outreach Pilot Program

Opiate Overdose Outreach

Pilot Program

The purpose of this RFP is to contract with qualified opiate overdose outreach providers to: 1) provide access to naloxone (an opioid antagonist which can reverse an overdose and save the life of someone experiencing an opioid overdose), and 2) provide training on the proper administration of naloxone for individuals who are at risk for an opiate-related drug overdose event, as well as their family or friends. It is anticipated that this RFP may result in contracts ranging from $1,000 to $20,000 and will be awarded until the total amount of funding available is reached ($150,000). Contracts will be awarded based on demonstrated burden and identified target population, capacity to reach the target audience, ability to operate under a deadline and a detailed budget breakdown.

Application Details

Application Open:  September 26, 2016
Application Deadline:  October 28, 2016 @ 11:59 p.m. MST

Download the Full Application

Cover Sheet

Budget Template

Submission Details
Applications must be received via email by VIPP staff at the Utah Department of Health, no later than 11:59 p.m., Friday, October 28, 2016. The application package MUST include:

  1. Cover Sheet Form 1 signed by the Authorized Agent for the applying agency.
  2. Protected Information.  All protected/proprietary information must be identified.  If there is no protected information, write “None” in this section.
  3. Potential Conflicts of Interest.  Offeror must identify any conflict, or potential conflict of interest, that might arise during the contract. If no conflicts are identified or expected, write “None” in this section.
  4. Exceptions and/or Additions to the Standard Terms and Conditions.  Proposed exceptions and/or additions to the Standard Terms and Conditions must be submitted in this section. If there are no exceptions or additions to the Standard Terms and Conditions, write “None” in this section.
  5. Mandatory Requirements.  Offeror must provide the required narratives that demonstrate compliance with the stated Mandatory Minimum Requirements/Qualifications. 
  6. Detailed Technical Proposal (Two page limit).  Concise overview of the Offeror's assessment of the work to be performed, the Offeror’s ability and approach, and the resources necessary to fulfill the requirements.
  7. BudgetBudget Template Attachment A; and
  8. All applications must be submitted electronically via email to vipp@utah.gov. Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m., Friday, October 28, 2016.

Eligibility Details
Applicants must be an Overdose Outreach Provider as stated in the Utah State Bulletin (http://www.rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull_pdf/2016/b20160715.pdf) Health, Disease Control and Prevention, Health Promotion No. 40549: R384-205 Opiate Overdose Outreach Pilot Program, the Offeror must be an organization in a position to assist an individual at increased risk of experiencing an opiate-related drug overdose event (as defined in Subsection 26-55-107 (1)) which includes organizations that provide harm reduction services, or be considered to be an overdose outreach provider (as defined in Subsection 26-55-102 (10)(e), (f), and (g)). 

An applying agency must abide by the UDOH General Provisions. The RFP Review Committee reserves the right to deny funds to those organizations that do not meet the requirements of this grant.

Have some questions?
View our Q&A document from the initial round of funding.  Questions submitted during the question period will be added to this document as well.

Additional questions MUST be submitted through the Violence and Injury Prevention Program (VIPP) at vipp@utah.gov between September 26 to October 17, 2016.